Federal Election 2019: Here are the candidates (so far) running in Beaches-East York, Scarborough Southwest and Toronto-Danforth

Local students take part in a Student Vote event in this Beach Metro News file photo from 2015. The 2019 federal election was officially called on Sept.11, and election day will be on Oct. 21.

With the 2019 federal election now officially underway, here is a list of the candidates Beach Metro News is aware of who are running in the three riding we will be covering in advance of the Oct. 21 election.

As we become aware of more candidates running in these ridings, we will update this information for our readers.


Nathaniel Erskine-Smith – Liberal, incumbent

Deborah McKenzie – People’s Party of Canada

Mae J. Nam – NDP

Nadirah Nazeer – Conservative Party

Sean Manners – Green Party



Bill Blair – Liberal, incumbent

Amanda Cain – Green Party

Italo Eratosene – People’s Party of Canada

Kimberley Fawcet – Conservative Party

Simon Luisi – Animal Protection Party of Canada

Keith McCrady – NDP



Elizabeth Abbott – Animal Protection Party of Canada

Ivan Byard – Communist Party

Zia Choudhary – Conservative Party

Julie Dabrusin – Liberal, incumbent

John Kladitis – Independent

Tara Dos Remedios – People’s Party of Canada

Min Sook Lee – NDP

Chris Tolley – Green Party


EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated from the original which was filed in September, and now includes the names of the candidates officially registered by Elections Canada as of Oct.2. This is the final list of candidates as nominations have now been closed.

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